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Spotify Playlists: How Making a Playlist Online Changed These Musician’s Careers

It's increasingly harder for musicians to get recognition in the music industry. With the saturation of music producers in the industry, more musicians are having trouble making a living from their music productions.

Spotify, a service with more than 50 million subscribers, has become the go-to music streaming service for many people around the world. For just $10 per month, Spotify users have more than 30 million singles in front of their eyes at all times. This number though can be quite daunting. So you may be asking yourself, who is going to help you organize these songs?

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Spotify currently has around 2 billion playlists, most of which were curated by its users. A handful of the Spotify playlists though have actually been curated by Spotify themselves. The prominently featured playlists by the Spotify team have helped hundreds of musician's careers in many ways.

Recode was able to get their hands on Spotify statistics from independent artists including Elohim, R3hab, Verite and Michael Brun.

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The streaming label behind these artists say that certain Spotify playlists have resulted in a boost of 50 percent to 100 percent once they get onto a Spotify-sponsored playlist. Even after the initial spikes, its been reported that the artists will often see an addition 20 percent increase in their streams.

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